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SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Isidore welcomes new principal

After weeks of meetings and interviews, the St. Isidore School search committee has selected Vice Principal Maria Ward to...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Christa Adams, on Jul 3, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1081 Views

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Fare increases begin at BART, several other transit agencies

Beginning July 2, commuters will find that a number of Bay Area transit agencies have increased their fares. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jul 3, 2012 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 726 Views

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Former mayor steps into newly elected county supervisor role

Former mayor Candace Andersen is settling into her new role as county supervisor, pledging to focus on strengthening the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Former Republican, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:19 am | 7 comments | 854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Ask most dogs (yes, yours too) what is THE single worst day of the year, and July 4th gets 4 paws up. Fireworks and other...

Original post made by the dogfather on Jul. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 584 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

'Rome' review spot-on

Your review of Woody Allen's latest was on-the-mark. The vignettes were shallow, the acting terrible, Allen himself grossly...

Original post made by Cecil B. on Jul. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1046 Views

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'Dirty doctor' to stand trial in connection with death of San Ramon student

Dr. Hsui-Ying "Lisa" Tseng was ordered to stand trial for second-degree murder Thursday after several of her patients, including...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 29, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 5 comments | 640 Views

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SRVUSD refinances bond, saves homeowners $17 million

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District recently refinanced and restructured its Measure A general obligation bond,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 29, 2012 at 2:36 pm | 27 comments | 1139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TRAFFIX program expands to high schools

Streets around Monte Vista and California high schools will be slightly less congested next fall as the TRAFFIX school bus...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Louie, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:42 am | 8 comments | 1134 Views

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Tour the Blackhawk Museum

Blackhawk Museum sponsors a docent-led tour of the museum's renowned exhibitions at 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. The...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Mythbusters' to resume testing experiments after cannonball mishap

The popular television show "MythBusters" will resume filming occasional experiments at the Alameda County Sheriff's Training...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dickita P, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:06 am | 1 comment | 702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves $34 million spending plan

The $34 million spending plan calls for $26.1 million budgeted for town expenses, $2 million for the town as [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=7000&approved=yes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 1357 Views

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Tri-Valley Community Foundation goes mum, hires PR firm

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation may be $3 million in debt and looking at bankruptcy, but it's not too broke to hire a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by frankly , on Jun 28, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 868 Views

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Learning to breathe free

Is America a melting pot, with all cultures mixing together to create a cohesive gooey treat, or a salad where each ingredient...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jun 28, 2012 at 7:24 am | 1 comment | 646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community honors Chachi at Fallen Hero Memorial dedication

Several hundred residents, veterans and students gathered in front of the Veterans Memorial Building Saturday morning to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michele, on Jun 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 8 comments | 740 Views

AROUND TOWN

2-alarm fire in Diablo -- and Summerhille Homes wants to increase emergency response times in this highly congested area!

The following article was on the Danville Patch: "UPDATE: 2-Alarm Fire in Diablo is Contained, No Injuries Reported...

Original post made by CONCERNED CITIZEN on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by J Tanner, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:20 am | 28 comments | 1352 Views

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Identify your needs when writing college essays

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3783 Doing College], expert admissions adviser Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Dale, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 600 Views

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Fire Chief Price to lead Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley

Richard Price was sworn in as president of the Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley today, after Karen Stepper being at...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by B Gates, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 6 comments | 797 Views

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Overturned Sheriff's vehicle causes major traffic on I-680

A solo vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 680 at El Pintado Road caused gridlock in both directions Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by DMV review, on Jun 26, 2012 at 6:42 pm | 21 comments | 1232 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville teen pleads guilty to assaulting Idaho woman

Eighteen-year-old Marshall Owens Dittrich pleaded guilty to attacking a woman last summer after she offered the hitchhiking...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by It's Just Me, on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 816 Views

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Danville woman cops plea for child endangerment

The Danville woman who left her infant twins in her car to go shopping at the mall has taken a plea deal that would allow...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 596 Views
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